Montecip

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  • Manufactured by: Cipla Ltd
  • Contains / Salt: Montelukast (10 mg)
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Montecip Information

Montecip is a prescription drug, available for use as Tablet. Primarily, it is used for the treatment of Asthma, Allergic Rhinitis. The alternative uses of Montecip have also been explained below.

The right dosage of Montecip depends on the age, gender, and medical history of the patient. Individual symptoms and route of administration also determines the right dosage. This information has been provided in detail in the dosage section.

While these are the most often observed Montecip side effects, there are can be others also. These have been listed below. Usually, these side effects of Montecip go away soon, and do not persist beyond the duration of the treatment. However, if these continue for a longer time, consult your doctor right away.

It is also important to note that Montecip has a Moderate effect for pregnant women and Moderate effect on lactating mothers. In addition, Montecip's effects on the liver, heart and kidney are discussed below in the Montecip related warnings section.

Other conditions have been mentioned below in the Montecip contraindications section.

Drug interactions for Montecip have been reported in the medical literature. See below for a complete list.

You should also be aware that Montecip is safe while driving, and is addiction.



Montecip Benefits & Uses

Montecip is used to treat the following -

Other Benefits

Montecip Dosage & How to Take

This is the usual dosage recommended in most common treatment cases. Please remember that every patient and their case is different, so the dosage can be different based on the disease, route of administration, patient's age and medical history.

Find the right dosage based on disease and age

Age Group Dosage
Adult
  • Disease: Asthma
  • Before or After Meal: Either
  • Single Maximum Dose: 10 mg
  • Dosage Form: Tablet
  • Dosage Route: Oral
  • Frequency: 1 daily
  • Course Duration: As directed by the doctor
  • Special Instructions: Take, till symptom persist
Geriatric
  • Disease: Asthma
  • Before or After Meal: Either
  • Single Maximum Dose: 10 mg
  • Dosage Form: Tablet
  • Dosage Route: Oral
  • Frequency: 1 daily
  • Course Duration: As directed by the doctor
  • Special Instructions: Take, till symptom persist
13 - 18 years (Adolescent)
  • Disease: Asthma
  • Before or After Meal: Either
  • Single Maximum Dose: 10 mg
  • Dosage Form: Tablet
  • Dosage Route: Oral
  • Frequency: 1 daily
  • Course Duration: As directed by the doctor
  • Special Instructions: Take, till symptom persist
2 - 12 years (Child)
  • Disease: Asthma
  • Before or After Meal: Either
  • Single Maximum Dose: 5 mg
  • Dosage Form: Tablet
  • Dosage Route: Oral
  • Frequency: 1 daily
  • Course Duration: As directed by the doctor
  • Special Instructions: Take, till symptom persist


Montecip Side Effects

Based on research, the following side effects have been observed when Montecip is used -

Severe

Moderate

Mild

Montecip Related Warnings

  • Is the use of Montecip safe for pregnant women?


    Pregnant women may experience moderate side effects from Montecip. It is best to stop taking Montecip immediately and inform your doctor if you notice any discomfort.

    Moderate
  • Is the use of Montecip safe during breastfeeding?


    If you are breastfeeding, you may experience some harmful effects of Montecip. In case you experience any of these, discontinue its use until you consult your doctor.

    Moderate
  • What is the effect of Montecip on the Kidneys?


    Montecip may have mild side effects on the kidneys.

    Mild
  • What is the effect of Montecip on the Liver?


    The liver can be affected by Montecip. If you experience any unwanted effects of this drug, stop taking it and consult your doctor. You should restart Montecip only after medical advice.

    Moderate
  • What is the effect of Montecip on the Heart?


    Montecip has very mild side effects on the heart.

    Mild


Severe Interaction of Montecip with Other Drugs

Montecip should not be taken with following medicines due to severe side effects it may cause to patients -

Severe

Moderate



Montecip Contraindications

If you are suffering from any of the following diseases, you should not take Montecip unless your doctor advises you to do so -



Frequently asked Questions about Montecip

  • Is this Montecip habit forming or addictive?


    No, you will not get addicted to Montecip.

    No
  • Is it safe to drive or operate heavy machinery when consuming?


    Yes, you can operate a vehicle or heavy machinery after taking Montecip since it does not cause drowsiness.

    Safe
  • Is it safe?


    Montecip is safe but it is important to consult a doctor before taking it.

    Safe, but take only on Doctor's advise
  • Is it able to treat mental disorders?


    No, the use of Montecip in mental disorders is not effective.

    No

Montecip Interactions with Food and Alcohol

  • Interaction between Food and Montecip


    There is no information on the effects of taking Montecip with food, because this topic has not been scientifically researched yet.

    Unknown
  • Interaction between Alcohol and Montecip


    Consumption of alcohol and Montecip together may have severe effects on your health.

    Severe


Frequently asked Questions about Montecip

Question over 4 years ago

How long can I safely take Montecip?

Dr. Vipin Khadse MBBS , General Physician

Take Montecip as advised by your doctor. Do not discontinue the drug suddenly or take it longer than prescribed by your doctor.

Question almost 5 years ago

What is Montecip?

Dr. Bharat MBBS , General Physician

Montecip is a brand name of montelukast and it is available in the form of tablet, powder, and granules. It belongs to the class of medicine called leukotriene receptor antagonist. It is a prescription drug that is used for the preventive (prophylaxis) and maintenance treatment of asthma and to prevent breathing difficulty (bronchospasm) during exercise. It is also used to provide relief from the symptoms of allergic rhinitis (hay fever).

Question almost 4 years ago

Does Montecip cause erectile dysfunction?

Dr. Kishan Barnwal MBBS , General Physician

No, Montecip does not cause erectile dysfunction. It has not been reported by the patients who are taking this drug. It is not a known side effect of this drug.

Question almost 5 years ago

How does Montecip work?

Dr. Yogesh Kumar MBBS , General Physician

Montecip works by blocking the action of biologically active compounds (leukotrienes) which are responsible for narrowing and swelling of airways (bronchospasm) in the lungs and also causes allergic symptoms such as sneezing, stuffy, and runny nose. This provides relief to the patient from symptoms of allergic rhinitis and helps to prevent asthmatic attacks.

Question over 4 years ago

Does Montecip cause drowsiness?

Dr. Gaurav MBBS , General Physician

Yes, Montecip causes drowsiness. It is the most common side effect of this medicine. You are recommended to not drive any vehicle or operate machinery after taking this medicine as it causes drowsiness.



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This medicine data has been created by -

Vikas Chauhan

B.Pharma, Pharmacy
5 Years of Experience


References

April Hazard Vallerand, Cynthia A. Sanoski. [link]. Sixteenth Edition. Philadelphia, China: F. A. Davis Company; 2019: Page No 873-874

KD Tripathi. [link]. Seventh Edition. New Delhi, India: Jaypee Brothers Medical Publishers; 2013: Page No 228

US Food and Drug Administration (FDA) [Internet]. Maryland. USA; Package leaflet information for the user; Singulair® (montelukast sodium)

Therapeutic Goods Administration (TGA): Department of Health [Internet]. Governmet of Australia; Package leaflet information for the user; Lukair® (montelukast sodium)

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